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Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had lawyers rolling in the aisles with a surprising string of Russian quips at the start of a speech he gave Friday.

Alabama Governor Plans To Vote For Roy Moore Despite Sexual Assault Accusations

Alabama Governor Plans To Vote For Roy Moore Despite Sexual Assault Accusations

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey plans to vote for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in spite of allegations that the former judge sexually assaulted multiple women.

A U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese Waters

A U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese Waters

It's the fifth crash this year for the Navy's 7th Fleet

Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ‘misled authorities’ on assault against reporter

Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ‘misled authorities’ on assault against reporter

Greg Gianforte told an officer that Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs had grabbed him by the wrist and pulled him to the floor of his campaign office after “interrogating” him, according to notes from a Gallatin County sheriff’s officer who interviewed the politician after the incident...

The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ― but that may be because no one ever thought they’d need a rule about that.

Argentina's navy searches for missing submarine with 44 crew on board

Argentina's navy searches for missing submarine with 44 crew on board

Argentina’s navy has launched a huge search-and-rescue operation for a military submarine with 44 crew members that has been missing off the coast of Patagonia for more than two days. The last radio contact with the San Juan submarine was on Wednesday, when it was 430km off the coast of the...

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that...

Party set to sack Mugabe, Zimbabweans celebrate expected downfall

Party set to sack Mugabe, Zimbabweans celebrate expected downfall

By Joe Brock and MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party will dismiss President Robert Mugabe on Sunday and reinstate Emmerson Mnangagwa, the vice-president he fired, two party sources told Reuters on Saturday, as ecstatic crowds celebrated the expected downfall....

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.

Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'

Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'

Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimbabwe was lifted on Friday morning, about 11 hours before Trump’s tweet.

Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

The head of Puerto Rico’s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island’s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.

Netanyahu to meet France's Macron on Lebanon crisis

Netanyahu to meet France's Macron on Lebanon crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris in early December for talks expected to include developments in Lebanon, Netanyahu's office said on Sunday. In a phone call on Sunday, "President Macron updated Prime Minister Netanyahu with the...

Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion

Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion

A Tennessee man accidentally shot himself and his wife Thursday during a discussion at their church about gun safety concerns.

State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale

State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale

The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It’s a finding that experts said might...

Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy Moore

Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy Moore

Three of Alabama’s largest newspapers owned by the same company on Sunday urged voters to “stand for decency” and “reject” Alabama Republican Roy Moore in the state’s Dec. 12 Senate special election.

Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.

Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for France

Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for France

Saad al-Hariri, who sparked a crisis by resigning as Lebanese prime minister on November 4 during a visit to Saudi Arabia, left Riyadh late last night on a flight bound for Paris, a television channel owned by his family said "Mr Hariri left Riyadh airport on his private jet with his wife and...

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows efforts by Indonesian authorities on Friday to evacuate villages near Freeport’s Grasberg mine in...

Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power after a de facto coup.

Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys

Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two United States prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, according to Turkey's official news agency.

19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

Nineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.

'He Will Not Step Down.' Roy Moore Allegations Divide Women in Alabama

'He Will Not Step Down.' Roy Moore Allegations Divide Women in Alabama

The accusations of sexual misconduct are dividing Republicans and women

Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

It’s time to put together your festive Thanksgiving menu ― but this year, try to cook up a way to make sure that most of it actually gets eaten.

White House: The Difference Between Trump And Franken Is Franken 'Admitted Wrongdoing'

White House: The Difference Between Trump And Franken Is Franken 'Admitted Wrongdoing'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that the allegations of sexual assault against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) are different from those President Donald Trump has faced because Trump has denied any wrongdoing.

Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitor

Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitor

Syrian troops and allied fighters advanced Saturday to capture most of Albu Kamal, a monitor said, in a tug-of-war over the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold in the country. The town in Syria's oil-rich Deir Ezzor province has changed hands several times, with government troops...

Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination

Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination

Jack Ruby told an FBI informant to “watch the fireworks” on the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated, the latest release of JFK files reveals. Ruby, who went on to shoot and mortally wound Lee Harvey Oswald two days later, made the comments hours before the President was killed in Dallas,...

Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

A hunter left disfigured from a near-fatal bear attack has had his face rebuilt after undergoing months of surgeries. Lee Brooke’s nose and moustache were “ripped off” his face during the grizzly attack during a hunting trip in Wyoming in October last year. The 60-year-old told FOX 31 he came...

Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies

Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies

Preparing for Thanksgiving dinner is a challenge, but gearing up for Black Friday is arguably worse.

Correction: Deadly-California-Shootings story

Correction: Deadly-California-Shootings story

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — In a story Nov. 16 about a deadly shooting rampage in Northern California, The Associated Press, relying on information from law enforcement, reported erroneously the name of a shooting victim. The coroner's office said Diana Steele, who was previously...

Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines

Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines

Animal welfare advocates are joining worker rights and food safety groups in opposition to a poultry industry proposal to speed up portions of processing lines at chicken plants.

Here's How to Watch the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower

Here's How to Watch the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower

The annual Leonid meteor shower will be clearly visible throughout the U.S.

Some People Think Starbucks Is Promoting 'Gay Agenda' On Holiday Cups

Some People Think Starbucks Is Promoting 'Gay Agenda' On Holiday Cups

It seems like outrage over Starbucks cups is almost as much of a holiday tradition as crowded malls, Mariah Carey and sappy movie marathons.

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

By Lucia Mutikani and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump would not insist on including repeal of an Obama-era health insurance mandate in a bill intended to enact the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s, a senior White House aide said on Sunday. The...

Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct trails rival

Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct trails rival

Roy Moore, the Republican candidate from Alabama accused of preying on teenage girls when he was in his 30s, trails his Democratic rival in the race for the crucial Senate seat, according to the latest polls. A Gravis survey published on Friday had Moore, a 70-year-old former state supreme court...

4-Year-Old Boy With Autism Meets His New Service Dog

4-Year-Old Boy With Autism Meets His New Service Dog

The family had been fundraising to buy the dog for two years.

Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turn

Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turn

A rare white moose’s life has been saved in Sweden after a decision to allow hunters to kill it was overturned. The magnificent moose, named Ferdinand, gained worldwide media attention in August after local politician Hans Nilsson captured him swimming on camera in Värmland, western Sweden. “It was...

'Teen Mom OG's' Catelynn Lowell Heads To Treatment Over Suicidal Thoughts

'Teen Mom OG's' Catelynn Lowell Heads To Treatment Over Suicidal Thoughts

“Teen Mom OG” star Catelynn Lowell Baltierra has announced on Twitter that she’s seeking medical treatment after struggling with suicidal thoughts.

Police officer killed in Pennsylvania, gunman at large

Police officer killed in Pennsylvania, gunman at large

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An intense search continued Saturday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer.

Judge Running For Ohio Governor Boasts On Facebook He's Bedded 50 Women

Judge Running For Ohio Governor Boasts On Facebook He's Bedded 50 Women

An Ohio Supreme Court justice who is campaigning to become governor of the state took to Facebook on Friday to reveal that he has been “sexually intimate” with 50 “very attractive females.”

Mother's unique punishment for son suspended from school goes viral

Mother's unique punishment for son suspended from school goes viral

Demetris Payne, from Louisiana, was forced into action after her 13-year-old son, Jadarien, was punished at school for talking back. At this point Ms Payne decided to take the punishment into her own hands.

The Day Domestic Violence Came To Church

The Day Domestic Violence Came To Church

On a Saturday night in 2014, 18-year-old Danielle Shields sent a friend a series of panicked texts.

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington. The potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine President Donald...

Haitian army set to make controversial return after two decades

Haitian army set to make controversial return after two decades

By Andres Martinez Casares and Joseph Guyler Delva CAP-HAITIEN/PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's president on Saturday heralded the re-establishment of the country's military after 22 years, a divisive issue in the impoverished Caribbean nation which has a history of bloody coups and...

Disturbing video shows dying WWII vet was neglected in nursing home

Disturbing video shows dying WWII vet was neglected in nursing home

James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., died in 2014 at the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center. At first it appeared the decorated veteran of World War II had died of natural causes. And then his family watched the footage on a hidden camera they had put in his room.

Immigrants Anxiously Await Citizenship As Processing Times Nearly Double

Immigrants Anxiously Await Citizenship As Processing Times Nearly Double

For immigrants, the road to U.S. citizenship has always been a long and difficult one.

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